US Congress Senator Shelley Capito [R]

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USSB178IntroJustice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 TITLE I--JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING (Sec. 101) This section amends the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty until the end of FY2019 of $5,000 on any non-indigent person or entit...
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2015-04-16
S.AMDT.1120 Cloture motion on amendment SA 1120 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S2232)
USSB992IntroA bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act of facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States.
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2015-04-16
USSB954IntroA bill to establish procedures regarding the approval of opioid drugs by the Food and Drug Administration.
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2015-04-15
USSB615IntroIran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the President, within five days after reaching an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program, to transmit to Congress: the text of the agre...
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2015-04-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USSJR8Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Disapproves and nullifies the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board and published December 15, 2014, relating to representation ...
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2015-03-31
Vetoed by President. (text of veto message: CR 4/13/2015 S2094, S2107)
USSB875IntroWorkplace Advancement Act
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2015-03-26
USSB884IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
USSB871IntroHelping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act of 2015 or the HELP Rural Communities Act of 2015 Directs the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish an application process under which a person who lives or does business in...
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2015-03-26
USSB301Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 si...
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2015-03-25
Held at the desk.
USSB857IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
USSB863IntroAppalachian Regional Development Amendments Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
USSB843IntroImproving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
USSB828IntroFracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act This bill gives states the sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding hydraulic fracturing on or under any land within their boundaries. H...
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2015-03-19
USSB697IntroFrank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
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2015-03-18
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSB776IntroMedication Therapy Management Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-03-18
USSB774IntroFinancial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act Amends the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to require a federal financial institutions regulatory agency to make a final examination report to a financial inst...
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2015-03-18
USSB751IntroClean Air, Strong Economies Act or the Case Act This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from lowering its national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) until at least 85% of counties that are in nonattainment areas (counties th...
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2015-03-17
USSB746IntroAccelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2015 Establishes the Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer to help end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. Directs the Commission to identify, recommend, and promote initiatives, partnerships, an...
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2015-03-16
USSB743IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act of 2015 Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who would be so entitled, but for age. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit...
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2015-03-16
USSB709IntroRestoring Access to Medication Act of 2015 Repeals provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, as added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, that limit payments for medications from health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, and h...
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2015-03-11
USSB474IntroProtecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act Requires states that receive funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to: require criminal background checks for each school employee that include searches of t...
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2015-03-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (S1345-1347)
USSB682IntroPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015 Amends the Truth in Lending Act to revise the exclusion from the meaning of "mortgage originator" of any employee of a retailer of manufactured homes who does not for compensation or gain take res...
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2015-03-10
USSB688IntroEstablishing Beneficiary Equity in the Hospital Readmission Program Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) with respect to the hospital readmissions reduction program under the inpatient (hospital) pros...
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2015-03-10
USSB1Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on January 29, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (Sec. 2) Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, ...
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2015-03-04
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSCR8IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-04
USSB166IntroStop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to give preferential consideration in awarding Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) grants to an a...
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2015-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
USSB527Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the pres...
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2015-02-27
Held at the desk.
USSB611IntroGrassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act
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2015-02-27
USSB373IntroVessel Incidental Discharge Act
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2015-02-26
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR76IntroWelcomes the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his visit to the United States, which provides a timely opportunity to reinforce the U.S.-Israel relationship. Awaits Prime Minister Netanyahu's address before a joint meeting of Congress...
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2015-02-26
S.AMDT.263 Amendment SA 263 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR90Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses support for the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day. Recognizes and reaffirms the commitment to fighti...
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2015-02-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1184; text as passed Senate: CR S1171)
USSB590IntroCampus Accountability and Safety Act Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that pa...
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2015-02-26
USSB578IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services. Allows payment for home health services to Medicare benefici...
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2015-02-26
USSB599IntroImproving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to revise the length of the emergency psychiatric demonstration project under title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act that is c...
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2015-02-26
USSB559IntroSupporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act Repeals certain Department of Education (ED) regulations that for purposes of determining whether a school is eligible to participate in programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA): ...
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2015-02-25
USSB539IntroMedicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the existing caps on physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology services.
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2015-02-24
USSB295EngrossAmy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Amends the federal criminal code to expand the definition of "full amount of the victim's losses" for purposes of provisions governing mandatory restitutio...
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2015-02-12
USSB510IntroBureau of Consumer Financial Protection-Inspector General Reform Act of 2015 or CFPB-IG Act of 2015 Amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to repeal the authority of the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to appoint t...
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2015-02-12
USSR82Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses appreciation to Kathie Alvarez Tritak and commends her for her lengthy, faithful, and outstanding service to the Senate.
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2015-02-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1011; text as passed Senate: CR S1009)
USSB517IntroSecure Rural Schools and Payment in Lieu of Taxes Repair Act This bill extends the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Program through FY2016 at FY2011 funding levels. This Program provides payments to state jurisdictions to compen...
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2015-02-12
USSB490IntroFederal Land Freedom Act of 2015 This bill permits a state that has an established leasing, permitting, and regulatory program to: (1) declare to the Secretaries of the Interior, of Agriculture, and of Energy that it has either established or amended...
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2015-02-12
USSB498IntroConstitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm under federal law, who is entitled and not prohibited...
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2015-02-12
USSB423IntroPrivacy Notice Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual written privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with speci...
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2015-02-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB452IntroDefense of Ukraine Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the President to provide lethal weapons to the government of Ukraine in order to defend itself against Russian-backed rebel separatists in eastern Ukraine. The President is directed to submit to Con...
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2015-02-11
USSB431IntroInternet Tax Freedom Forever Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2015-02-10
USSB392IntroStop Drugs at the Border Act of 2015 Directs the Office of National Drug Control Policy to ensure that the first update of the National Southwest Border Counternarcotics Strategy published after enactment of this Act specifically addresses any increa...
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2015-02-05
USSB380IntroCorrectional Officer Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the 10% additional tax on early distributions from tax-exempt retirement plans distributions from a thrift savings fund to a qualified federal correctional off...
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2015-02-05
USSB372IntroSAFE Act Confidentiality and Privilege Enhancement Act Amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to extend to state and federal regulatory officials having financial services oversight authority (currently only those having mortgage oversig...
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2015-02-04
USSB370IntroBreast Density and Mammography Reporting Act of 2015
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2015-02-04
USSJR6IntroConstitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds vote of each cham...
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2015-02-04
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